Jan 14, 2011 9:24 AM ET
U.S. stocks fell after China lifted reserve requirement ratio again. U.S. retail sales and consumer prices rose in December but less than expected. Intel expressed confidence about the outlook and JPMorgan earnings soared. The SEC to probe sovereign wealth funds transaction.
Jan 14, 2011 6:01 AM ET
Stocks in Mumbai fell 1.8% on Friday and 4.34% for the week. A sustained elevated inflation may force central bank to lift rates. Steel Authority of India net dropped 34% in third quarter. The Food Security Bill is termed as unworkable by the expert committee.
Jan 14, 2011 5:51 AM ET
Shanghai stocks drop to their lowest level in ten days led by commodities and banks. Shougang Group shuts its steel plant in Beijing to cut air pollution levels. CNPC says its net profit for 2010 surged by 30%. China overtakes U.S with the largest installed wind power capacity.
Jan 14, 2011 5:37 AM ET
Japanese stocks fell after rallying for five days and closed 2.64% higher for the week. Machine tools orders in December rose for the thirteenth month in a row. Prime Minister Naoto Kan reshuffles his cabinet. The total market cap China bourses exceeds those of Japan by 60% in 2010.
Jan 14, 2011 5:33 AM ET
Stocks in Sydney rose to end at their highest in more than eight months. Residents of Tasmania and Victoria are evacuated while donations to flood relief fund pours in. Port of Gladstone expects coal exports to begin on Saturday.
Jan 13, 2011 4:00 PM ET
U.S. stocks declined after an unexpected rise in weekly jobless claims and a rise in wholesale prices. Foreclosures increased only 2% in 2010 but are expected surge in the year as banks streamline the process and meet legal requirements. California led the nation in filings with 14% share.
Jan 13, 2011 11:31 AM ET
American Capital declined after plans for public offering of 18 million shares. CLARCOR fourth quarter sales rose 18% to $275.66 million. Infosys Technologies third quarter revenue rose 28% to $1.6 billion. Marathon Oil surged after plan to spin-off downstream business in to two independent Company.
Jan 13, 2011 3:27 PM ET
The UK indexes slid after the Bank of England held key rate at 0.5% and bond buying program at £200 billion. The UK industrial production slowed in November. Retailer Morrisons agreed to acquire 16 Netto UK stores from Asda for £28.1 million.
Jan 13, 2011 12:06 PM ET
The European indexes rose after successful bond auction by Spain and Italy. The ECB left key rate unchanged at 1%. German wholesale and French consumer prices rose in December. Dutch retail sales surged in November. Greek jobless rate climbed in October.
Jan 13, 2011 12:04 PM ET
U.S. stocks fell after weekly jobless claims surged, producer prices rose more than estimated and trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed. Spain and Italy successfully completed bond auctions. U.S. foreclosure filings rose 2% in 2010. Rates on hold in UK and Europe.